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Mrs Thatcher arrives at 10 Downing Street

Duration: 02:39

Margaret Thatcher arrives at 10 Downing Street to begin office as Britain's first female Prime Minister in May 1979. She speaks with reporters and people gathered in the street, before entering No.10, with her husband Denis.

Available since: Thu 3 Mar 2011

This clip is from

BBC Nine O'Clock News 04/05/1979

All the latest news, including reports on new Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. (1979)

First broadcast: 04 May 1979

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